Data use and transfer restrictions within China's Personal Information Protection Law are negatively impacting international collaboration among researchers, Nature reports. "The signal has been very clear that China does not want its scientists to collaborate as freely as they used to with foreigners," said University of Kent sociologist Joy Zhang.
A view from DC: The FTC says ‘Let It Go,’ don’t hold that data anymore
Fifty years ago, the original Fair Information Practice Principles were enshrined as one of the first major markers along the road that would become the data privacy profession. Among those FIPPs were seeds of ideas that would grow into the foundational privacy principles we still return to today. I...
Meta asks judge to stop FTC action; DC judge dismisses lawsuit against company
Meta asked the U.S. District Court for Washington, D.C., to stop the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's move to expand a 2020 settlement that would ban the company from monetizing data of users under age 18, The Wall Street Journal reports. Editor's note: IAPP Staff Writer Jennifer Bryant reported on...
Texas tees up 10th US comprehensive state privacy law
The U.S. is on the cusp of one-fifth of its states adopting their own comprehensive state privacy legislation, with Texas set to be the 10th. The Texas Legislature approved HB 4, the Texas Data Privacy and Security Act, via conference committee 28 May, and it now awaits final action from the governo...
Utah's statewide privacy plan 'starts and ends with the public'
States around the U.S. are focused on protecting consumer privacy, often turning toward comprehensive statewide legislation. However, some are turning the focus inward, establishing protections for the personal information collected and maintained by state and local governments. Utah Chief Privacy O...
A view from DC: The FTC's take on data retention
IAPP Managing Director, Washington, D.C., Cobun Zweifel-Keegan, CIPP/US, CIPM, offers his take on the latest privacy developments in the nation's capital and around the U.S., including the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's twin enforcement actions against Amazon for retaining consumer data for "longer...
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